窒素

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Chinese[edit]

obstruct; stop up plain; element
simp. and trad.
(窒素)

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 窒素 (ちっそ) ‎(chisso)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

窒素

  1. (Taiwan Min Nan) nitrogen

Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Chemical element
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Kanji in this term
ちつ > ちっ
Grade: S

Grade: 5
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of ‎(chitsu, plug up, obstruct) +‎ ‎(so, element), a calque of Dutch stikstof ‎(nitrogen), itself a compound of stik ‎(choke) + stof ‎(substance).

Considered to be used first in Udagawa Yōan's (宇田川榕菴, 1798 – 1846) book Introduction to Chemistry (舎密開宗, Seimi Kaisō), a compilation of various scientific books in Dutch.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

窒素 ‎(hiragana ちっそ, romaji chisso)

  1. nitrogen

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

窒素 ‎(jilso) ‎(hangeul 질소)

  1. Hanja form? of 질소, “nitrogen”.